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Project by PopsHuckster posted 11-11-2016 05:48 PM 1942 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Went back and forth between a lamp and a set of bookends until the last minute. Then ‘lamp’ won. I can use a lamp just about anywhere but bookends are limited. Even though I’ve got a collection of Cussler novels that would do them proud. I put the decals on this morning and it just looked a little ‘naked’ yet. So.. I added line from the old reel to the wood reel and the empty line spool. Then made a copy of a 1929 fishing license and added that too. The only regret was the Fenwick decal doesn’t show up as well on the rod handle like I would have liked. Maybe the next one. Nope.. I’m done. One of a kind again from me.

-- Pop





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bushmaster

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#1 posted 11-11-2016 09:26 PM

Fantastic and very creative. Beautiful craftsmanship

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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at anchor in Orlando

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#2 posted 11-11-2016 11:12 PM

Very NICE!

-- Jack

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#3 posted 11-12-2016 03:08 AM

So creative. Love it. Do you have a picture of the entire lamp the shade and all?

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ralbuck

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#4 posted 11-12-2016 04:21 AM

FANTASTIC! And DE-LIGHTFUL too!

-- just rjR

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#5 posted 11-12-2016 07:45 AM

WOW!!!

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#6 posted 11-12-2016 10:22 AM

Beautiful and detailed work. I like those fishes they are so adorable.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 11-12-2016 12:46 PM

This is great. Well done

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#8 posted 11-12-2016 03:39 PM

This is very creative and beautifully done. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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PopsHuckster

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#9 posted 11-12-2016 05:27 PM



So creative. Love it. Do you have a picture of the entire lamp the shade and all?

- jscwoodworks


Sure do. Took one to add to my book of projects from the past 35+ years.

Sits on the little bedside table I just finished about a month ago (along with the new headboard).

-- Pop

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#10 posted 11-12-2016 05:30 PM



FANTASTIC! And DE-LIGHTFUL too!

- ralbuck


G-r-o-a-n…..

-- Pop

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